Let’s Plan a LINEC Travel Course

Tuesdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26| 10 AM - Noon Facilitator:  Eric Simon At New England College, Eric Simon has led many educational travel courses that focus on biodiversity to destinations such as Belize, Guatemala, Cuba, the Amazon, Tanzania, the Galapagos, and...

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American Poetry

Mondays, July 11, 18, 25 | 10 AM - Noon Instructor: Don Melander American Poetry focuses on David Budbill's collection of poems-of-place Judevine, set in the Northeast Kingdom.  David used to come to NEC for a few days in July/August to do a...

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I – Film Seminar: Screwball Comedies

    Fridays,  10 AM - Noon | April 8 - May 13      Leaders:  Don Melander and Mary Lee Sargent According to film historian, Monty Arnold, screwball comedies serve two human needs — escape and enjoyment. Their defining characteristics are farce, slapstick, romance,...

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H – America’s Founding Fathers

      Thursdays, 10 AM - Noon | April 7- May 12         Leaders:  Dick Hesse and Mary Lee Sargent America’s Founding Fathers is the second part of a three-semester Great Courses series exploring the founding of our government. The 12 lectures take us...

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G – The Great Kate — A Helping of Hepburn

      Wednesdays, 1 - 3 PM | April 13 - 27         Instructor: Paul Brogan Katharine Hepburn holds the record for winning the most Best Actress Oscars —four of them.  Paul met her on the New Hampshire set of "On Golden Pond" in...

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F – American Novel Reading Group

      Wednesdays, 1 - 3 PM | April 6 and May 4        Leader: John McCausland This is an on-going group meeting through the year on the first Wednesday afternoon of each month to discuss a novel chosen by the group from several...

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E – Textiles Across Time and Cultures

       Wednesdays, 10 AM - Noon | April 6 - 20         Instructor: Betsy Holmes Textiles are so much more than fabric for clothing; they are the product of a fundamental human activity across time and culture. Textiles create beauty, express identity, display...

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C – Biology & Society . . . continued

      Tuesdays, 10 AM - Noon | April 5 - May 10         Instructor: Eric J. Simon, Ph.D. In this golden age of biology, the study of life affects all of us in countless ways. This course introduces biology as a scientific discipline...

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B – Introduction to Contemporary Poetry

       Mondays, 1 - 3 PM | April 4 - May 9 (NOTE CHANGE: No class on April 18 but will have a make up class on May 16 from 1-3 PM)        Instructor: Deborah Brown Contemporary poems share these traits: an absence...

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A – The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders

Certain places on our planet stand out above others and epitomize the different types of amazing geologic phenomena that are found on Earth. These are the geologic wonders of the world, and in these lectures we  travel to and...

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